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Kudzu Considered for Potential As Fuel Source

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Kudzu Considered for Potential As Fuel Source

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Kudzu Considered for Potential As Fuel Source

Kudzu Considered for Potential As Fuel Source

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Corn can be made into ethanol, so why not kudzu, the non-native weed that grows at will throughout much of the southern U.S.?

Tyler Rowland, a high-school senior in Tallahassee, Fla., tells Scott Simon about his bid to turn kudzu into fuel.